Issuing Micro-Credentials to Your Teachers Can Reward Competency

Micro-credentials are an emerging method for helping teachers document their professional learning. They offer districts an innovative way to document teachers’ skills while allowing the teachers to share their progress with others via a digital badge. Organizations that want to issue micro-credentials to their teachers can accomplish that process via their Edthena partnership. Edthena brings…

Blur Part of a Video from Your Classroom with Drag-and-Drop Ease

Sharing videos inside Edthena is safe and secure. Even so, sometimes there are reasons that student information should not be visible, and teachers need to blur part of a video. The rise of Zoom-style teaching has increased the need for this video blurring: student names now appear clearly on the recordings of video conferences. Today we’re…

3 Fresh Ideas for Social-Emotional Learning During Covid-19

When instruction begins in the fall, successful districts will focus on social-emotional learning (SEL) to allow students and staff to process emotions they experienced during the pandemic. With stricter in-person guidelines and increased virtual learning expectations, teachers will need to ensure that students are adapting to the new rigors of the classroom. Teachers must provide…